Jump to content
×
Are you looking for the BariatricPal Store? Go now!

Is anyone traveling March 8th to Tijuana?



Recommended Posts

I am going in March, but a week later. Please keep us posted on how you do. I am having the sleeve by Dr. Illan as well.


Ok good luck to you! Four of my very good personal friends have successfully had the procedure done with the same doctor and they are all doing so fabulous. So I'm super excited and can't wait to go!

Sent from my SAMSUNG-SM-G930A using BariatricPal mobile app

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Sunbrezer, I am scheduled to be there March 9th with Dr. Ilan. I am very nervous about it. I’m flying with my husband. I hope I have chance to see you.

Awesome! I'm nervous about going by myself. My husband is staying home with our kids . My friend suggested reaching out on the app looking for people that is traveling around the same time . Hope to get to meet you when you get there

Sent from my SAMSUNG-SM-G930A using BariatricPal mobile app

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

My surgery date is 3/9/18. I'm also going alone. Where are you coming from?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Oh wow! I'm driving as I only live a couple hours away. Where are you staying Thur night? I haven't decided if I am driving Thur night or Fri morning. Don't really want to sit in traffic after not eating or drinking.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

On 2/4/2018 at 5:22 PM, PrupleSleeve said:

I am going in March, but a week later. Please keep us posted on how you do. I am having the sleeve by Dr. Illan as well.

Hi!

Although, I am not scheduled with Dr. Illan, I will am scheduled for surgery the week of March 12. Are you nervous? I am. Maybe we can keep in touch during our journey.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Oh wow! I'm driving as I only live a couple hours away. Where are you staying Thur night? I haven't decided if I am driving Thur night or Fri morning. Don't really want to sit in traffic after not eating or drinking.

I'm flying in on Thursday and actually having surgery the same day. So I'll be in the hospital that day. I feel the same way about being in an airplane all morning and not having surgery until that afternoon that's going to be challenging not eating or drinking anything either.

Sent from my SAMSUNG-SM-G930A using BariatricPal mobile app

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

1 hour ago, prinmoss said:

Hi!

Although, I am not scheduled with Dr. Illan, I will am scheduled for surgery the week of March 12. Are you nervous? I am. Maybe we can keep in touch during our journey.

That would be nice!!... I'm not nervous. I'm excited, glad its happening. I'll land around 11, be picked up and am scheduled that same afternoon. I just want it over!!. Please keep us posted. I've scheduled a few days after being released to visit around San Diego. I hope I'm up to it!!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

23 minutes ago, PrupleSleeve said:

That would be nice!!... I'm not nervous. I'm excited, glad its happening. I'll land around 11, be picked up and am scheduled that same afternoon. I just want it over!!. Please keep us posted. I've scheduled a few days after being released to visit around San Diego. I hope I'm up to it!!

Where are you from? What is your surgery date?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

My surgery is scheduled for March 13. I am in Ohio. How did you select your surgeon?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now

  • Recent Topics

  • Most popular:

  • Recent Status Updates

    • Krestel

      Meal replacement shakes are soooooo good when you have a sore throat and don't feel good enough to cook. Plus, I always have lots of them at home. So I'm not tempted to grab crap from McDonalds (which has the best cold "medication"). 
      · 0 replies
      1. This update has no replies.
    • Arabesque

      This morning I had an abdominal ultra sound because apparently my cholesterol keeps rising.
      I don’t get it. My cholesterol was always fine & now when I eat less of everything & have lost weight it starts to go up.

      My intake of fats & oils has decreased (not that I was a big fried food person before anyway) & not just because I eat way less. Always cut the fat of meats, still don’t eat bacon, use spray olive oil instead of regular oil. Even the tub of butter in my fridge has been there since before May. Lol.
      I just don’t get it? Is it because I don’t eat anywhere near the amount of vegetables I ate before? It surely can’t be because I eat a piece of cheese every day which I didn’t before? Are all my hormones screwed up? 
      Sigh! 
      · 3 replies
      1. Krestel

        Cholesterol seems to be odd that way. I've got a suuuuper skinny brother-in-law who has sky high cholesterol. So don't let the whole "overweight" thing fool you. They seem to find it in people who have the genetic predispositions for it nowadays it seems. Our bodies are really still a mystery of how they react to certain changes. Just keep at it and keep talking to your doctor. Who knows, you could be a medical mystery?!? Embrace the challenge.

        https://www.heart.org/en/health-topics/cholesterol/about-cholesterol/common-misconceptions-about-cholesterol

        Think of it this way, you now have an excuse to try ostrich meat! http://safariostrich.co.za/2016/06/ostrich-meat-benefits/

        PS. Gah hormones!

      2. Arabesque

        My dietician thinks it may be the regulatory hormones too & that my liver & gall could be having a freak out from the weight loss. It may be causing my low BP too. Hopefully the abdominal ultra sound will show something when I get the results.
        My maternal grandmother had issues which developed in her 70s but she’s the only one. No heart probs, no cholesterol worries in any one else (incl 13 aunts & uncles & my parents) - cancer seems to be our worry - sad face. And they still live into the 80s & 90s.
        Just strange that for 53 yrs my levels have been normal & 6months of weight loss & it’s now high.
        Don’t know about eating ostrich though that could just be burying my head in the sand - tee hee hee.

      3. Arabesque

        PS - My menopausal symptoms are still MRI. Even with a 42.5 degree day (108F) last Friday not a twinge of a hot flush. Best non scale victory ever. Guess you win some hormonal battles but lose others.

        PPS - Wrapping Christmas presents with air con cranked up today even though it’s only 33C. Ho ho ho

    • SabrinaGoddess

      TOMORROW IS MY DAY!
      I am so very excited! My sister is here with me and my son. I am so excited. My anesthesiologist called me tonight to discuss our plans for tomorrow. I am not feeling nervous at all. Just excited for the future!
      I did buy a few bottles of CFpreop which is really suppose to help you stay hydrated. It's pricey but I feel it's worth it. I tried the Watermelon tonight. I have to stop all liquids after midnight and I go into the hospital at 5:30am for check in. My surgery is at 8am.
      SO HAPPY for this journey!
      You can get the CFpreop on Amazon if anyone is interested. It comes in Watermelon and White Grape.
      Read my night before thoughts on: www.SabrinaGoddess.com

      · 1 reply
      1. GreenTealael

        💚💚💚💚Safe Surgery & Congratulations💚💚💚💚

    • GothGal

      Started mushies on Thursday.  Had to remind myself to eat slowly.....you fill up fast!;
      · 0 replies
      1. This update has no replies.
    • SabrinaGoddess

      2 Days Till Surgery!   It's time! Time to start my clear liquids! I am prepared! Tomorrow I will only take in clear protein, bone broth and jello for the next two days.   My surgery will be done on Monday, December 9th at 8:00 AM. I have to be at the hospital at 5:30 AM (EWWW) but who cares? LOL. Funny how you don't get all upset about doing things that are not so fun when you are doing it for a purpose! . I don't plan on doing much this weekend. I have one errand to do and after that is over I will return to my hotel room and go into prayer and meditation. Believer or not, you got to do what you need to do in order to get your heart and mind in a healthy place. . I have a Pre-Op drink I ordered that is supposed to really help your body hydrate before surgery. It's not in the photo just because I don't have it in my hands yet. I will put photos of it up when I get it. . All I can think about it how blessed I am to be able to get this done. I know how it feels to be healthy and happy then have it snatched away. It makes this all the more joyful for me. . So, it's time to lay it down and start letting my mind process what we are getting ready to do. . By the way...funny story. My doc said he had to cancel a surgery because his patient said she thought "Mashed Potatoes" was a clear food! Um, there will be no mashed potatoes for me! LOL This is HAPPENING! . Last thought for today: I knew when they drew my blood yesterday it was going to leave a nasty bruise and I was right. I am so sensitive to that kind of stuff.  


      · 3 replies
      1. Billy Bob

        That photo looks like one of my phlebotomy jobs. lol

      2. Billy Bob

        YOU GO GIRL !

      3. Krimsonbutterflies

        That looks like me after seeing a needle, 😬

  • Trending Topics

  • Together, we have lost...
      lbs
    ×